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Man arrested after tattooing Star of David onto his arm

By Mason White 6:12 PM March 18, 2014
Shenouda Ashraf Sobhy Zekry 

By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested by Egyptian security forces after getting a Star of David tattoo.

The 24-year-old man was also accused of communicating with Israelis.

Shenouda Ashraf Sobhy Zekry of Sohag, communicated with Israelis through Facebook, where he declared his love for Israel. He also criticized the Egyptian government and added Israeli Facebook pages to his Facebook account.

Recently, Zekry tried to obtain a visa from the Israeli embassy in Cairo, but his application was denied. Investigators said that they found a Hebrew-Arabic dictionary and machine gun ammunition in Zekry’s house during a search.

In a video, Zekry is heard saying that he isn’t an Egyptian and he is Israeli. Zekry was charged with spying for Israel among other charges.